Showing posts with label Press freedom. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Press freedom. Show all posts

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

RT America registers as foreign agent in US

RT America registers as foreign agent in US
The Russian international news network RT America has registered as a foreign agent in the United States at the demand of the U.S. Department of Justice, RT said Monday on its website, citing its editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

'1984': EU Resolution on Russian Media First Step Toward 'Total Censorship'

The resolution adopted by the European Parliament against Russia's media outlets is the first step towards imposing censorship against all media sources which express different views from those promoted by the EU leadership, Italian journalist Giulietto Chiesa warns.

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Over half US voters think media biased in favor of Clinton: Gallup

Above half of registered American voters, or 52 percent, believe US media is biased in favor of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, according to a newly-released Gallup poll.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Journalists and Academics on Trial in Turkish Free Speech Cases

Journalists and Academics on Trial in Turkish Free Speech Cases
Four academics and two journalists are on trial in Turkey Friday in separate cases related to increasingly restricted free speech in the country under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Ankara Rejects European Parliament Report Calling for Genocide Recognition

Official Ankara on Thursday rejected a report by the European Parliament, which among other provisions called for Turkey’s recognition of the Armenian Genocide and sent a stern warning to Turkey over the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) government’s “backsliding” on democracy and rule of law.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

EU chides Turkey over president song row

The European Union on Wednesday criticized Ankara for summoning Berlin's envoy over a song mocking the Turkish leader on German TV, a friction at a delicate time when the bloc counts on Turkey's help on migration under a controversial deal.

Monday, January 11, 2016

Almost 800 Journalists Fired, 156 Detained in Turkey in 2015

Deputy leader of Turkey's opposition Republican People’s Party, Sezgin Tanrikulu, stated that At least 774 journalists were fired and 156 were detained in Turkey.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Press freedom 'at risk' in EU, NGO warns

Press freedom is at risk in some EU member states which have criminal defamation laws or practice mass surveillance, according to a journalist NGO.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...